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VIII - Tectosilicates
Crystal habit of Danburite Danburite

Name   Danburite
Chemistry   Ca[B2Si2O8]
Hardness   7
Lustre   vitreous - greasy
Colour   colourless, white, grey, brownish white, straw yellow
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   3.0
Crystal habit   orthorhombic, crystals prismatic, variation in faces, wedge look
Cleavage, Fracture   [001] poor, fracture uneven to conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   in alpine fissures

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